Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms
Issues firearms licenses, collects data on firearms used in crimes, has information on firearms dealers, manufacturers, and importers. Ask for the liason in public information.

Handgun Control
The leading anti-gun group in the U.S.

Keeping Schools and Communities Safe
Resources on school violence. From the U.S. Department of Education.

National Center for Health Statistics
Births, deaths, marriage. The official U.S. source. Start with “Fastats A to Z.”

National Rifle Association of America

NICAR access to ATF database
Database of licensed gun dealers, for sale to journalists from the National Institute for Computer-Assisted Reporting.

Partnerships Against Violence Network
Information about violence and youth-at-risk, representing data from seven different Federal agencies. Searchable. Designed to help states and local communities.

Second Ammendment Foundation
Focuses on research, public education, and legal action in support of second ammendment rights.

The Gun Glossary
The index of firearms, shooting and gunnery terms.

Violence Policy Center
Group advocates a total ban on handguns, rejecting moderate measures as ineffective.